UCMP Loc. 7162 - Cowlitz River [Cowlitz Fm] (Eocene of the United States)

Where: Lewis County, Washington (46.4° N, 122.9° W: paleocoordinates 46.7° N, 110.6° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Cowlitz Formation, Priabonian (38.0 - 33.9 Ma)

• Lower Cowlitz Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; poorly lithified shale

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the UCMP

Primary reference: J. W. Durham. 1943. Pacific Coast Cretaceous and Tertiary corals. Journal of Paleontology 17(2):196-202 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36866: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 18.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Corals only
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Dendrophyllia cowlitzensis n. sp. Durham 1942 stony coral
Balanophyllia cowlitzensis n. sp. Durham 1943 stony coral